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Wednesday, 27 June 2018 from 18:30 to 21:00 (BST)

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YCW LN: Capturing the Momentum of China’s Healthcare Revolution

with Dr. Edward Fitzgerald, Bin (William) Xu and Andrew Cooke


Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 6:30 pm

RUSI, 61 Whitehall, London SW1A 2ET

[7:00 pm] Doors Open [6:30 pm] Event Begins

With China’s ten-year healthcare reform drawing to a close and with new government initiatives and regulations coming into play, key opinion leaders and industry experts will share their insight into the rapid growth and wide-scale transformation of the country’s colossal healthcare sector. A multitude of the most pressing issues currently faced by the sector’s key stakeholders will be discussed. This event provides a unique platform to the appraise the progress and the impact of the reform effort to-date, identify the key forces driving the sector dynamic, analyse the main trends and future development, in terms of innovation and investment in- and outside the country’s borders, and address some of the most important practical concerns in a cross-border transactional scenario.

The event concludes at 9pm.

Event outline

• Welcome & introduction

• Dr. Edward Fitzgerald on Key observations, lessons learnt & the sector outlook

• Bin (William) Xu on Market drivers & demand for innovation

• Andrew Cooke on Practical considerations of cross-border transactions

• Panel discussion / Q&A

• Networking



About Dr. Edward Fitzgerald




Edward is the Global Healthcare Executive to KPMG International’s Chairman of the Healthcare Practice. He has extensive consulting experience in strategy, policy, and operational improvement and care system redesign. He is also leading KPMG’s global healthcare research initiative and has a special interest in China’s healthcare sector. Edward qualified in medicine from Oxford and has over 12 years of clinical experience from the NHS, international health systems, and the NGO sector. He holds a Visiting Lectureship in the Centre for Global Health at Kings College London and has contributed to over 100 academic publications across the healthcare sphere.


About Bin (William) Xu



William is a strategy and investment advisor in the Healthtech space across Europe and Asia. Having previously held positions in private equity and technology financing, he is increasingly focusing his effort on fund-raising and ensuring commercial success for earlier-stage and growth-cap ventures. William has recently advised digital health and medtech start-ups in the UK on formulating China-centric growth strategies. He is also a Director at the Young China Watchers in London and sits on the expert panel of Cambridge Minds.


About Andrew Cooke



As a Partner at the fast-growing international law firm Sherrards Solicitors, Andrew is specialised in a broad range of corporate transactional matters, including cross-border M&A, divestiture, restructuring, capital-raising, joint venture and many other investment and corporate finance-related issues. He has extensive experience in a number of jurisdictions with a strong focus on the technology sector and a proven track record as a trusted advisor to clients from several Asian countries, including China.


Venue details for RUSI


Address: RUSI, 61 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2ET. This event will take place in the Library.



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61 Whitehall
SW1A 2ET London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 27 June 2018 from 18:30 to 21:00 (BST)

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YCW is a dynamic group of China-focused young professionals. Through regular roundtables and talks with senior figures in the China academic, policy and business communities, it provides a chance for engaged individuals to interact and discuss the most pressing issues emerging from China today. It aims to build a global network, fostering the next generation of China thought-leaders

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